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After the Hack: A Data Breach Post-Game Show

May 13, 2020

Join us for an in-depth exploration of what happens after a data breach.  We will review the various obligations and moving parts, including: civil and criminal effects, working with regulators, insurance coverage, and the proper use of a PR team.  Our panel will cover the US and European perspective and tackle real like situations. 


Heather Antoine, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, United States, Moderator
Heather A. Antoine is a Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Trademark & Brand Protection practice group and Co-Chair of the Privacy & Data Security practice group.  Heather is focused on guiding businesses through the ever-expanding maze of privacy laws, both domestically and internationally.  This includes compliance with specific privacy laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act, the General Data Protection Regulation, and the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act.  Heather works with companies to design and strengthen their privacy and data security policies and practices, to help prevent data breaches, and to minimize the risks associated therein.  Heather’s practice also focuses on protecting a company’s intellectual property; a fundamental feature of every business. Heather’s practice includes trademark clearance and selection, domestic and foreign trademark prosecution, enforcement, proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), licensing, trade secret protection, copyright, rights of publicity, domain names disputes, and general client counseling.  Heather supports companies at each stage – from due diligence when choosing a name, to ongoing brand management, to ensuring portfolios are safeguarded and ready for growth and sale.

Meg Strickler, Conaway & Strickler PC, United States
Meg Strickler is one of the nation's leading attorneys on internet crime and technology law. She counsels clients on complex information privacy and security issues, theft of intellectual property, computer intrusions and online fraud. She is a preeminent trial lawyer who represents individuals, corporations, financial institutions and professional firms in criminal investigations, SEC and tax proceedings. She also conducts extensive internal investigations for corporations and privately held businesses. She represents individuals facing tax, health care, government contracting, insider trading and bank fraud investigations. She has given lectures around the globe on intellectual property offenses, computer hacking crimes, and wire fraud.


Joseph DeMarco, DeVore & DeMarco LLP, United States
Joseph V. DeMarco is a partner at DeVore & DeMarco LLP where he specializes in counseling clients on complex issues involving information privacy and security, theft of intellectual property, computer intrusions, on-line fraud, and the lawful use of new technology. His years of experience in private practice and in government handling the most difficult cybercrime investigations handled by the United States Attorney’s Office have made him one of the nation’s leading experts on Internet crime and the law relating to emerging technologies. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. DeMarco served an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he founded and headed the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIPs) Program, a group of five prosecutors dedicated to investigating and prosecuting violations of federal cybercrime laws and intellectual property offenses. Under his leadership, CHIPs prosecutions grew from a trickle in 1997 to a top priority of the United States Attorney’s Office, encompassing all forms of criminal activity affecting e-commerce and critical infrastructures including computer hacking crimes; transmission of Internet worms and viruses; electronic theft of trade secrets; illegal use of “spyware”; web-based frauds; unlawful Internet gambling; and criminal copyright and trademark infringement offenses.

Samuel Klaus, Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd, Switzerland
Samuel Klaus is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Information and Communication Technology group in Zurich. He represents and advises clients in technology and outsourcing projects, in software, licensing and data protection related matters and regarding new technologies such as BIM, IoT, Blockchain and AI.